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Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology Program Overview

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Manhattanville’s four-year radiologic technology degree program consists of a selective, focused curriculum that imparts the skills needed to consistently and effectively use ionizing radiation technology to produce images that assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Through classroom instruction and hands-on learning in both simulated and actual clinical environments, radiologic technology majors learn how to accurately position and use imaging equipment, how to protect patients and operators against radiation, and how to be stellar caregivers who are responsive to all patients.

Program Values and Mission Statement

The BS in Radiologic Technology program is designed to embody the values of:

  • Respect and compassion for ourselves and others.
  • Excellence in education.
  • The dignity of human life.
  • Commitment to the radiologic technology profession.

Our mission is to offer a quality educational program with the purpose of training highly competent radiographers who will model ethical behavior, practice radiation safety, and provide quality patient care. We are committed to instruction in an atmosphere of professionalism, support, and shared social responsibility.

After completing the BS in Radiologic Technology program, you’ll be able to:

  • Capably participate in the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Examination.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking competence in radiologic technology. 
  • Devise problem-solving skills for use in the field of radiologic technology. 
  • Develop professional and ethical behavior as a radiologic technologist in service to the community. 
  • Employ effective communication in the surrounding community and in the healthcare field. 
  • Value the importance of continued personal and professional development.

At Manhattanville, radiologic technology majors gain ethical knowledge, cultural competence, and technical skills enabling them to perform to the standards of the profession as well as to adapt to unusual situations as they arise, making them crucial team members of any institution.

Accreditation and Program Policies

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Radiologic Technology is a four-year degree program accredited by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Accreditation Status

  • Manhattanville University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on
    Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Continuing accreditation granted for 8 years. The radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

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For complete information and program policies please see the Student Policy Summary.


BS in Radiologic Technology degree requirements include:

  • 61 credits in required radiologic technology major courses and labs
  • Over 1,000 hours in clinical placement rotations practicing essential radiological and patient care procedures
  • Further courses in health sciences and technical knowledge
  • Curriculum Planner

Radiologic Technology Courses
Courses in the Radiologic Technology degree program include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Care I and II
  • Radiographic Procedures I and II
  • Concepts of Radiation Exposure
  • Principles of Rad Protection
  • Law & Ethics
  • Radiographic Pathophysiology
  • Radiation Biology
  • Digital Radiography
  • Advanced Procedures
  • Leadership in Imaging
  • Image Critique
  • Research in Health Care
  • Radiographic Physics
  • Pharmacology and Venipuncture

Application and Admission Requirements
Whether you’re a first-time college student or you have already taken some college courses, you have the opportunity to apply to the Manhattanville University BS in Radiologic Technology degree program.


First-Year Students

Transfer Students

  • High School Equivalency Diploma, with satisfactory scores may also be accepted.
  • Recommendation from a high school counselor and/or teacher
  • Personal statement or essay regarding why Radiologic Technology is your choice of majors.
  • High School Biology, C+ or better.
  • SAT optional
  • High School GPA 2.75 or better


  • Applicants must be graduates of an approved secondary school. Cumulative GPA 2.75
  • High School Equivalency Diploma, with satisfactory scores, may also be accepted.
  • Recommendation from a high school counselor and/or teacher.
  • Personal statement or essay regarding why Radiologic Technology is your choice of major
  • Grade of C+ or better in Anatomy & Physiology I and II, General Psychology, College Math, and Developmental Psychology.

Students in the BS in Radiologic Technology degree program learn through clinical placement rotations how to demonstrate high competencies in examination techniques, procedures, and patient care.

Under both direct and indirect supervision by New York-area medical professionals, students perform diagnostic radiation imaging under various circumstances to accomplish certain goals.

Our premier radiologic technology clinical rotation sites include:

Earning a four-year, accredited radiologic technology degree with clinical experience is highly valued in this growing, in-demand industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the employment of radiologic technology professionals is projected to increase by nine percent by 2030.

Through classroom instruction in relevant subjects and clinical placement experience, Manhattanville’s BS in Radiologic Technology prepares students to be eligible to pass certification examinations and gain American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) credentials. In many states and for the majority of employers, certification is required or preferred for hiring radiologic technologists.

As a credentialed radiologic technologist, you could earn an annual average salary of $61,980. Beyond radiologic technician careers, there is an acute need for next-generation managers, professors, sales experts, publishers, professional organization leaders, and industry advocates. Earning a BS in the field can qualify you for any future graduate education in pursuit of these advanced roles.

Your journey to a career as a radiologic technologist begins here, with our career-oriented degree program. To get started, learn about Manhattanville’s financial aid offerings and admissions requirements for first year, transfer, and international students.

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Manhattanville’s BS in Radiologic Technology degree is a holistic, experience-driven program that prepares students for future radiologic technologist careers and beyond.

If you’re ready for a results-oriented education, get started by requesting further information about the radiologic technology program. Or, begin your Manhattanville University application today.